Wooden Globe

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Skill Share forum

Forum topic by neal_r_smith posted 08-19-2012 02:52 AM 798 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View neal_r_smith's profile


2 posts in 2566 days

08-19-2012 02:52 AM

As it usually goes, my wife was looking on the internet for a globe and she found wooden globe made of “maple”. Thinking that I could do this she said, “Honey, can you make me one like that?” After a couple days of thinking obout how you would do this, all I can come up with is a headacke and absolutly no idea how something like this could be done. I thought of a hollow block some how made like a segmented bowl, using venier over a round mold etc, none of whick seem even remotely possible. Heres my question, has anyone out there done something like this, or has any reasonable ideas on how to do it? Just looking for ideas, thanks!

5 replies so far

View stan3443's profile


287 posts in 1818 days

#1 posted 08-19-2012 03:46 AM

probly turned on a lathe . but a picture would help

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

View Gary's profile (online now)


8978 posts in 2976 days

#2 posted 08-19-2012 03:53 AM

I cna’t remember if it’s here on LJ’s or what but, there is someone on the net that has a video of doing what you want. Maybe if you google it….

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile


17821 posts in 3219 days

#3 posted 08-19-2012 04:27 AM

You mean something like this

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

View a1Jim's profile


115505 posts in 3120 days

#4 posted 08-19-2012 04:30 AM

I was thinking Marco’s globe to Bob . It’s a masterpiece/

-- Custom furniture

View neal_r_smith's profile


2 posts in 2566 days

#5 posted 08-19-2012 07:00 PM

I knew that if I asked someone would have the right answer! The description on Marco’s site is great,still boggles my mind the complexity of doing something like this. I will spend some time and re-read the article and maybe I can take it in better. Thanks to all that have ansered and will answer. Neal

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics